Cover image for The kid who named Pluto : and the stories of other extraordinary young people in science
Title:
The kid who named Pluto : and the stories of other extraordinary young people in science
Author:
McCutcheon, Marc.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
85 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Summary:
A collection of profiles of children and young adults whose scientific inventions made an impact on the world, including Louis Braille who discovered a way for the blind to read and write.
Language:
English
Contents:
The boy who dreamed of Mars -- The girl who named Pluto -- The bookworm who became a science fiction writer -- The teenager who invented television -- The curious girl who discovered sea-monster skeletons -- The high schooler who created an incredible secret code -- The math whiz who calculated the movement of the moon -- The fourth-grader who outsmarted medical experts -- The blind boy who developed a new way to see.
Reading Level:
1020 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.6 2.0 87609.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 7.4 5 Quiz: 38786 Guided reading level: X.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780811837705
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
Q141 .M3577 2004 Juvenile Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
Searching...
Searching...
Q141 .M3577 2004 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary